Personal Defense Spray Instructor

LET700 – 8.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

OC Spray PicturePersonal defense sprays represent an important self-defense and subject control tool for law enforcement and security personnel. It is important that instructors construct a safe learning environment for students to ensure safety and maximum learning value. This course is designed to promote safe and effective use of law enforcement chemical defense sprays. The participant will learn when defense sprays are appropriate, tactics of application, proper means of handling, and decontamination of those exposed. Additionally, the participant will be aware of the potential medical implications associated with the use of defense sprays.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements LET700 Personal Defense Spray Course #78031.

Participant Testimonials:

  • Role rehearsal brought it all together, great training.
  • I love TEEX. Every instructor I’ve ever had has been top of the line. It’s a privilege taking the classes here at TEEX.

Prerequisites

Participants enrolling in this course must complete the following course prior to attendance:

If you are claiming a course equivalent, you must upload the document
to your TEEX student portal within 48 hours of registration.

Participants will be contacted via email to confirm approval and admittance into course.

Enrollment Requirements

Participants enrolling in this course must meet one of the following
employment statuses. Please ensure the affiliation on your student
account reflects one of the following:

  • Law enforcement officers
  • Detention officers
  • Security personnel authorized to carry defense sprays

Participants will be contacted via email to confirm approval and admittance into the course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Physical Requirements

Exposure to chemical defense spray during class is mandatory

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

In some cases, make-up work will not be available (due to equipment/facility needs and/or safety/teamwork components or activity setup/facilitation/requirements).

Participants in a TCOLE credit eligible course must complete the class in its entirety to receive a TEEX Certificate of Completion and be reported for TCOLE credit.

If you have additional questions, please refer to the TEEX Participant Handbook.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Composition of modern defense sprays
  • Control tactics follow-up procedures
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Defense spray selection
  • Delivery systems
  • History of law enforcement chemical weapons
  • Physiological effects of defense sprays
  • Practical exercises
  • Practical Exercises Performed
  • Tactics of application
  • Use of force issues

Suggested Audience

  • Law enforcement officers, detention officers, and security personnel authorized to carry defense sprays

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • 8.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to [email protected] or fax to (877) 289-9715
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842